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3:25 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Diageo Announces Plans for $115 Million Distillery in Shelby County

Global liquor giant Diageo says it plans to build a new distillery in Kentucky.

The company says the $115 million project is planned on 300 acres in Shelby County, and would be a significant investment in the state's growing bourbon industry.

It still needs approval from local government officials.      

A variety of current and future Diageo bourbon and whiskey brands will be distilled at the proposed facility. The project would also include six barrel storage warehouses.

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2:58 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Official Says Japanese Distiller May Bid For Beam, Inc.

A Japanese company is said to be considering making an offer to buy Beam, Incorporated.

An official with Suntory Holdings tells Bloomberg News that the Osaka-based whiskey and beer maker could make a solo bid for the American distiller or a joint offer with Diageo, the global spirits company headquartered in Britain.

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